The greening of IT was also counted as an important trend for 2008. Linux is predicted to make major inroads into various areas. Particularly, Google’s Andriod mobile platform in the cooperation with the Open Handset Alliance (OHA) will spur the blossom of the blossom of the OS.
Meanwhile, the social networking service is expected to experience growing pains. The magazine predicted that privacy issues and the reckless sharing of information, which became the subject of the public debate, will make adjustments to the service.
The virtualization, which has been one of the major trends in the IT industry for the past several years, is also added to this year’s prediction. It said the virtualization will grow rapidly in 2008, particularly on desktop as well as enterprise infrastructure like server and storage. Its another interesting prediction is the blurred lines between consumer and corporate IT.
Electronic Times Korea carrying the news